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Russian Plays

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Length: 276 pages3 hours

Summary

Collected here for the first time are Richard Crane’s seminal stage adaptations of four heavyweights of Russian literature; Pushkin, Gogol, Bulgakov and Dostoyevsky. This volume contains Satan’s Ball, an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s Master and Margarita, (winner of the 1977 Edinburgh Fringe First Award) Vanity, a response to Alexander Pushkin’s verse novel Eugene Onegin; Brothers Karamazov, a dramatisation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s epic final novel; and Gogol, a one-man play which meditates on the life of the Ukrainian novelist and playwright Nikolai Gogol.

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